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ITC Spring Session Opens January 15
Early Childhood Webinar Series


LITERACY ideas for students with severe and profound disabilities 

February 5, 12, & 20, 2019
3:00-5:00 PT / 4:00-6:00 MT

In this three-part webinar series presented by sought-after trainer Kathee Scoggin, skills you will learn include: how to identify the skills involved in literacy for students with severe and profound disabilities, how to complete a literacy checklist, how to select and provide appropriate literacy activities, how to schedule these literacy opportunities throughout the school day, and more. This webinar series is available for credit through the Idaho Training Clearinghouse.


Maximizing instruction: Formative Assessment, Evaluation, and Feedback

February-March 2019

  This statewide training provided by SESTA teaches you how to connect student needs to effective instruction with formative assessment and feedback. Leave with tools and resources to help you with lesson planning and providing feedback to your students to assist them in making their own learning goals. Learn more and register.
*NEW WEBINAR SERIES* Assessment Driven Communication Intervention for Learners with Significant Disabilities

April 16, 23, & 30, 2019
3:00-5:00 PT / 4:00-6:00 MT

This three-part webinar series presented by Philip Schweigert delves into all things communication - assessment, how to use the Communication Matrix, communicative behaviors in learners at the pre-symbolic level, transition to the symbolic level, and much more. Learn more and register below.

Session 1 (April 16)
Session 2 (April 23)
Session 3 (April 30)

Classroom Systems

April-May 2019

This SESTA-led statewide training will look at systems for data collection and progress monitoring, classroom organization, scheduling, and working with paraprofessionals. Learn more and register.

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English learners

The U.S. Department of Education released guidance on English Learners in September 2016.  The Department of education published an English Learner Tool Kit with ESSA references in 2015.  Also explore the Department's English Learners website.

The Idaho State Department of Education also has an English Learner Program web page.

USDOE-Office of Educational Technology (EdTech) - Educator and Developer Toolkits to Support English Learners

IRIS Center
The IRIS Center is dedicated to improving education outcomes for all children, especially those with disabilities birth through age twenty-one. Find resources at the IRIS Center including online modules, case studies, webinars, research and more.  

Intensive intervention Center
The National Center on Intensive Intervention supports implementation of data-based individualization in reading, mathematics, and behavior for students with severe and persistent learning and/or behavioral needs. Find resources at the NCII website including webinars, training materials, tool charts, research and more.